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Process Engineering Manager -Shatterprufe, Neave needed at PG Group

Job title : Process Engineering Manager -Shatterprufe, Neave

Job Location : Eastern Cape, East London

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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Main job purpose

  • To manage, co-ordinate and have full accountability for all activities in the Plant relating to process capabilities, plant and equipment performance, improving overall OEE’s in the Plant, successful development and launch of all new product developments for OEM’s and After Market, and to standardise work activities and practices across all departments to support the achievement of the SX Business Plan.

Main Objective

  • Responsible for giving overall guidance and coaching to Process Team and ensure that the Team is equipped to solve technical difficulties in line with equipment standards and norms, ensuring that losses are brought within budget.
  • Providing insight and expertise on utilization and implementation of tools and providing support to site Production Team, ensuring an appropriate action plan is developed for process improvement or process optimization.
  • Providing support to Site Operations Manager by ensuring special studies are conducted in order to provide product flow improvements and advise on the efficient utilization of Plant resources.
  • Responsible for identifying appropriate Value Projects for the site and ensuring appropriate tools are used and the appropriate manufacturing execution and control systems are in place.
  • Responsible for leading manufacturing plant and keeping site updated in regards to new technologies and developments within the technical field, ensuring continuous improvement of Plant operations and cost saving initiatives.
  • Responsible for the standardization of standard operating procedures for all key equipment across the plant to ensure that work instructions and standard operating procedures are in place and any process changes or improvements are updated.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all new equipment installation and processes are aligned to all Shatterprufe safety standards.
  • Ensure that all FMEA’s and Control Plans are updated on a continuous basis as improvements and changes are made to processes and ensure that annual reviews are done on all processes to maintain site compliance and improvement.
  • To scope projects so that all activities are aligned to meet the end objectives by complying with all Gate requirements, standards and timelines in accordance with SX project plan standards.
  • To interact with Project Engineers and Subject Matter Experts involved in any project with regards to technical requirements, outcomes and expectations (as defined by the customer and project), to submit relevant documentation, and to provide regular feedback to ensure successful outcome, avoiding delays.
  • To identify constraints in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts and to propose alternatives to address the constraints.
  • Manage and co-ordinate all development projects by ensuring that site complies with all development schedules and timeous delivery of all products to customer.
  • Manage the feasibility of new products in line with customer specific requirements to ensure the site manufacturability and product sustainability within the product life cycle while establishing SX as preferred supplier.
  • Facilitate the tooling and mould manufacture for specific site requirements to ensure specifications and customer requirements are met.
  • To ensure staff are effectively managed and held accountable through performance and disciplinary procedures, and that staff are developed and mentored through the talent management and IDP processes to drive capability in business.
  • Ensure effective communication of relevant information to all stakeholders to support effective decision making for the business.

Critical job requirements

Qualification(s)  

  •  Grade 12            
  •  BTech in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Knowledge       

  •  SPC       
  •  FMEA and Control Plans
  •  Standard Operating Procedures   
  •  PPAP/APQP
  •  Problem Solving Techniques         
  •  Analytical Fault Detection
  •  Understanding of customer specific management tools       
  •    Understanding of various measuring instruments in order to effectively show product compliance with specifications.
  •  Thorough knowledge of work flow for part routing selection            
  •    Knowledge and experience on project management, SPC techniques, problem solving techniques, NOSA etc.
  •    Working knowledge of Quality Management Systems in terms of SABS/ISO TS16949, Q101, VDA6, 6S etc      
  •    Good general understanding of manufacturing processes and disciplines
  •  Intermediate ERP Systems knowledge preferable SAP          
  •  A sound understanding of engineering terminology  

Skills     

  •  Strong Planning Skills      
  •  Strong Problem Solving and Diagnostic Approach
  •  Attention to Detail          
  •  Good internal and external customer orientation
  •  Good verbal and written communication skills across all levels of operation           
  •  Budget Management
  •  Ability to plan, draft, sign and develop projects for Continuous Improvement     
  •  Comprehensive MS Office and PC Skills
  •  Able to work with and analyse numerical data and other information             
  •  Negotiation Skills
  •  Leadership Skills
  •  Strong Decision Making Skills

Experience      

  •  8 years’ experience in a Process and Engineering role          
  •  Project Management experience 
  •  Hands-on practical experience in manufacturing problem solving
  •  5 years Managerial experience     
  •  5 years working experience in a manufacturing and technical environment

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